Jeanne Wanzek, Ph.D.

Jeanne Wanzek

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Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt University
Currey-Ingram Chair in Special Education

Jeanne Wanzek, Ph.D. is the Currey-Ingram Endowed Chair and associate professor in the Department of Special Education at Peabody College. She conducts research examining effective reading instruction and intervention. Her focus is on prevention and remediation for students with reading difficulties and disabilities. Prior to receiving her doctorate, she worked as a special educator and as an elementary teacher. She has a number of publications as well as national and international presentations in the areas of early reading, learning disability, response to intervention, and adolescent reading intervention. Currently, Dr. Wanzek is implementing two federally funded grant projects related to reading intervention with opportunities for graduate students to gain research and practical experience.